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Kobe Bryant gets passed by John Cena as most-liked Facebook U.S. athlete

Kobe Bryant gets passed by John Cena as most-liked Facebook U.S. athlete
John Cena has surpassed Kobe Bryant in Facebook followers. (Ethan Miller / Getty Images)

Here's even more motivation for Kobe Bryant to come back from his injuries with a vengeance: He is no longer the most-liked U.S. athlete on Facebook, and he was passed by a guy who doesn't even compete in genuine competition.

WWE superstar John Cena passed Kobe Bryant on Friday to become the most-liked active U.S. athlete on Facebook with more than 18.7 million followers. Bryant has 18.1 million followers.

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Of course, that seems somewhat appropriate, because when it comes to Lakers games and Kobe this season, "You can't see him."

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